Career opportunities at UFV

There are many new and vacant positions advertised on the UFV Career Opportunities website. Positions that have just been placed on the website include: Records Assistant, Chilliwack campus Program Technician, Faculty of Trades & Technology Clerical/Receptionist, UFV International Program Assistant, Student Life Visual Arts Sessional Faculty: Professional Development and Practices To view details on this … Read more

UBC Be Well at Work Research celebration event

You are invited to attend the wrap-up celebration of the University of British Columbia-sponsored Be Well at Work project that many UFV employees participated in. All UFV employees are invited to attend, so please invite your co-workers, even if they weren’t part of the study. Mon, Nov 25 Noon–1:30 pm Abby B 121 The event … Read more

UFV Cascades honour 19 Academic All-Canadian student-athletes

Nineteen of UFV’s Cascade student-athletes have achieved Academic All-Canadian standards. With 140 student-athletes participating on eight different teams in 2012/13, 15% of those student-athletes have achieved an 80% or higher average in their studies. The overall GPA average of the student-athletes was 2.95 in 2012/13. President Mark Evered presented the President’s Shield to the Women’s … Read more

New folks/moves and changes

Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who have switched to a new position. Tatiana Voiniciuc — Web Applications Developer, ITS Peter Bifano — Janitor, Facilities Melinda Saretzky — Administrative Assistant, Science Advice Centre, moved from Administrative Assistant, Faculty of Access & Open Studies Leah Whitehouse — Cashier, Faculty of Trades & … Read more

Textbook adoptions are due

Please note that textbook adoptions are due Tues, Oct 15, for the 2014 winter semester. Please visit the online adoption site below to submit your orders. If you forgot your username and password or have not been supplied one, please email The tentative winter 2014 courses are accessible now: You may also fill … Read more

Michael Dayan — Capturing Catharsis: A Filmmaker’s Journey

Talk, Screening, and Q&A Award-winning documentary filmmaker and UFV instructor Michael Dayan will speak on what has informed his experience, inspiration, and style as a filmmaker. Michael’s talk will be followed by a screening of his most recent film, High Plains Doctor (which is currently airing nationally  on CBC), and a Q&A. High Plains Doctor: … Read more

A new way to submit to UFV Today

In an effort to improve UFV Today, your internal employee e-newsletter, and to streamline the production, we are moving to a form-based submission process. This change will allow us to once again feature photos in the newsletter, and will eliminate the need to resubmit items. Stories will also be stored on the UFV Announce blog, … Read more

Faculty and staff recruitment training session

Are you interested in or currently serving on a faculty or staff selection advisory committee (SAC)? Or are you responsible for faculty or staff recruitment and would like to learn more about the process? Human Resources is offering the following informal recruitment refresher/training session: Abbotsford campus Tues, Nov 26 Noon–1:30 pm Abby A225 If you … Read more

National search and rescue conference at PRTC (CEP)

There will be a major national search and rescue conference happening at Canada Education Park from Oct 19-21. Most of the training and conference is being held on RCMP property at Pacific Regional Training Centre (adjacent to UFV campus), but there are some public demonstrations and challenges that may be held on UFV property. The … Read more

Health and wellness opportunities for October

Health News from Health, Safety & Wellness in Human Resources UFV Wellness Program The Health, Safety & Wellness office in the Human Resources department will soon be launching a new wellness program for UFV employees. The current theme is Stress and Time Management. Over the course of October and November we will be offering workshops … Read more

Thanksgiving dinner at U-House

The fifth Annual UFV Thanksgiving dinner takes place Wed, Oct 9 from 4 to 6 pm at University House. The UFV Culinary Arts program is preparing a complete turkey dinner, delivered hot to our door. Tickets are only $2 and available from the University House front desk. Faculty and staff are more than welcome to … Read more

Microlecture faculty presenters wanted

Calling all faculty researchers: Would you like to participate in UFV’s 2013 MicroLecture series on Wed, Nov 13? The Research Office is looking for 20 or more faculty researchers to be a part of the continued success of the UFV Microlecture series. One after the other, you will take the stage for a maximum of … Read more